Editing Texts

Double click the shape with the text you want to edit. Or select the shape with the text, and type the text directly.

Add a Text-only Shape

Switch to the Text Tool on the Home tab.

Click anywhere on the drawing page and drag until the text block is in the size you want.

Type the text.

When you finish typing, click outside the text block (text block: The text area associated with a shape that appears when you click the shape with the text tool or select it with the pointer tool).

Click the Pointer tool to return to normal editing.

Tips:

To delete a text-only shape, use the Select tool to select the shape, and then press DELETE.

If the view hasn't already zoomed to 100%, Edraw will zoom back 100% when you type.

Type Text in a Shape

Select the shape, and then type the text.

When you finish typing, click outside the text block (text block: The text area associated with a shape that appears when you click the shape with the text tool or select it with the pointer tool).

Tips: To type text in a shape, you can also:

Double-click the shape, and then type the text.

Switch to the Text Tool then click the shape.

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